Whenever there's a mass shooting that's blamed on mental illness I usually go quiet. I go quiet because i believe i suffer from one of the most stigmatized illness when it comes to mental illness and crime coming together. I have schizophrenia. Now i'm not saying the anyone in the latest of mass shootings had … Continue reading Schizophrenia and Shootings
I see a lot in the mental health community about stigma attached to mental health. I see it first person as well. I'm not unfamiliar with someone thinking its OK to talk to me in a certain way, or talk about my ailments like they're a joke, or not taken seriously. One thing I would … Continue reading I Stigmatize Myself The Most.
my head has decided to turn sour this evening and im not enjoying it at all. everything thats going on around me is frustrating me, my inner dialogue is playing havoc with my head, and i think im tired because of it all. i live with someone who is basically the polar opposite of me, … Continue reading My head turned sour.
i did something. i talked to a specific someone about mental health today, someone who doesnt really take any of it in. i thought id give it a shot because there are some things im doing that are coming up that are mental health related and i thought i should talk to them about it. … Continue reading Don’t balls it up!
ok, its hot today. im not that great in the heat, and i think the pretty sudden change in heat is a bit of a shock. im pretty sure at the beginning of this month there were snowy parts of the country, now its supposed to be 28 degrees! all of this means im probably … Continue reading Mental health awareness.
ive got a problem with something and i want to talk about it. Donald Trump (not the exact issue, bare with me) is a difficult man. he is way above his post in what he's doing and is not right for his job, HOWEVER! when i type 'schizoaffective disorder' into twitter to try to find … Continue reading My condition is not a dirty word!
so, i had a very short discussion with someone last night about mental health. this person told me they didnt know what to say when it came to mental health problems. as someone who suffers from mental health issues i see many many articles about how its important to talk about mental health, and this … Continue reading ‘I don’t know what to say…..’ the most common mental health response i get.
I try and grab onto all the positivity I see but sometimes it's hard for me to see. I see negativity in everything, I even see negativity that perhaps isn't even there. My mind will go through every single scenario, it will jump to the bad conclusions first, all of them. When I am hit … Continue reading Life at the thud end. I know the pit has a bottom, it’s a long way down.
im just sitting here, in the middle of the night now. i do this fairly often. im no night owl, or a morning person, just an insomniac from time to time. i remember once i stayed awake pretty much the whole time for 2 weeks. i literally has barely any sleep, we're talking.......5 hours in … Continue reading BIG FUCKING RANT!!!